Bayer Leverkusen 1-3 Bayern Munich match reviews. Quite not too far from Bayern Munich expectations as Bayer Leverkusen using a three-man defense (Wendell, Sven Bender, and Jonathan Tah with Lars Bender in Mid-field).
Bayern Munich starts a terrific break with Arturo Vidal playing Arjen Robben into space on the right wing. The Dutch winger cuts in a pass a ball across the box to Frank Riberry. Karim Bellarabi blocks a quick shot from Riberry but fouls James Rodriguez just outside the box trying to win the ball back. Rodriguez’s free kick from the left was cleared at the far post by Sven Bender.
Kelvin Volland fouls Javi Martinez on a late stand challenge and a free kick was won to Bayern Munich side. Frank Ribery pass the ball into the right side of the penalty area and a forward pass to James Rodriguez was snatched from the air by Leverkusen keeper, Bernd Leno.
Foul made by Karim Bellarabi on a slide tackle as Ribery collect the ball on the left side of the mid-field, which attracted Karim the second yellow card booking in the season. Arturo Vidal had two chances with his shot from the left side of the penalty area was saved out for a corner.
An exciting moment for the Bayern Munich on their return leg with Leverkusen as Arturo Vidal’s header from a corner blocked by Leverkusen defender (Sven Bender) blocks. Javi Martinez jumps and fires back a shot into the net. Javi could have scored again within the spar of 6 minutes to the first goal but his header bounces wide left as he rises over Julian Brandt on a corner.
Bayer Leverkusen 1-3 Bayern Munich match reviews
At 59minutes of the game, James Rodriguez switches the play to Ribery who dribbles right at Jonathan on the left side of the penalty area.The French man right footed a shot past Bernd Leno and raised the score record to 2-0.
Benjamin Henrichs replaced Karim Bellarabi and Leverkusen switched to a tactical four-man defense. Lucas Alario replaces Dominik Kohr, an aggressive tactical substitution from the Coach. Bayern also replaced Sandro Wagner with Frank Ribery at 79 minutes.
Bayer Leverkusen proved courageous as Kelvin Volland (Leverkusen) dribbles to the center of the penalty area and lifted a shot off into the net at the 71 minutes of the game, he has already a sum total of 10 goals in the Bundesliga.
The game was about expecting it final whistle to call it off in the injury time when Sven Bender fouled and gave a free kick advantage to James, he actually lumped the ball from outside the penalty area to the top corner of the post which defined a clear win on the side of the Bayern Munich.